102 Dalmatians (film) Cruella De Vil is released from prison on good behavior swearing that she will have nothing to do with fur ever again. Everyone marvels at her miraculous transformation, but she, however, cannot keep her promise and soon is plotting another scheme with French fashion designer Jean Pierre Le Pelt to get her ultimate Dalmatian coat, as she and the dogs romp through Paris. Released on November 22, 2000. Directed by Kevin Lima. Stars Glenn Close (Cruella De Vil), Ioan Gruffudd (Kevin Shepherd), Alice Evans (Chloe Simon), Tim McInnerny (Alonso), Gérard Depardieu (Jean Pierre Le Pelt). 100 min. Filmed in England and France. Nominated for an Academy Award for Costume Design. Released on video in 2001.